Pat Bradley

North Country Bureau Chief

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North Country News
7:45 pm
Mon August 26, 2013

Burlington Schools Seek Public Input on Budget

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The School Board in Vermont's largest city is looking to the public for ideas on how to shape its upcoming budget.

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North Country News
1:45 pm
Sat August 24, 2013

U.S. Provides Vt. $565m in Irene Recovery Money

The aftermath of Hurricane Irene in Central Vermont, seen on Sept. 5, 2011. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Jim Greenhill)
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Vermont's congressional delegation says the federal government has provided more than $556 million to help the state recover from damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene.

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North Country News
9:30 pm
Fri August 23, 2013

Vt. Police Say Live Grenade Found in Morrisville

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Police in Vermont say the device found outside a McDonald's restaurant in Morrisville that prompted the shopping plaza to be evacuated was a live hand grenade.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Fri August 23, 2013

Vermont Officials to Seek Capital Investors in China

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Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin, the state commerce secretary and a Northeast Kingdom developer will travel to China next month to recruit investors in the EB5 economic development program.

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North Country News
12:30 pm
Fri August 23, 2013

Subpoena for Planned Parenthood Information Filed in Health Center Buffer Lawsuit

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In July 2012, the city of Burlington, Vermont passed an ordinance creating a 35-foot buffer zone around reproductive health facilities in the city. Six women who regularly gather to pray and protest at Planned Parenthood of Northern New England sued the city, and their lawyer is seeking records from Planned
Parenthood. But the organization says the request is intrusive and irrelevant to the court case.

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North Country News
11:15 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

Former Vt Town Manager to Take Case to State Court

Downtown St. Johnsbury businesses on Railroad Street
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A former town manager of St. Johnsbury has lost a bid to get his job back, but he's planning to take his case to the Vermont Supreme court.

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North Country News
9:30 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

Insurance Company Must Cover Driver in Vt. Fatal

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A jury says an insurance company must honor the policy of a Vermont man who was convicted of murder in a drunken driving crash that killed a woman in 2010.

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North Country News
7:45 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

Vermont's Norwich U Gets Contract for Cyber War Game

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Vermont's Norwich University is getting $9.9 million from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to continue working on a cyber-warfare gaming system.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

Town Crafts Waterfront Revitalization Plan

Lake Champlain in the town of Plattsburgh
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There are waterways everywhere in the North Country. Officials in the Town of Plattsburgh hope they can create a plan that will increase public access to the rivers, streams and Lake Champlain along its borders to enhance tourism, economic development and local recreation.

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North Country News
1:30 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

Farmers Question FDA Officials on Proposed Food Safety Rules

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Food and Drug Administration officials heard from hundreds of farmers from Vermont and New Hampshire during a listening session earlier this week on new food safety rules under consideration by the federal agency.

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